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[software]Gerbil Riot of '67 - Simon Avery
Guide your hero through the puzzles and puns of this text adventure. Detailed and powerful parsar (TADS) (AFIO).
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 15
[software]Fred's Backyard - NielSoft
There is a strange stillness all around...It's the summer holidays which you usually spend by the seaside but how you came to be standing in this backyard you're not quite sure.You get a feeling that all is not well around here and you decide to investigate further...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 15
[software]Art D's Next Batch Adventure - Arthur Di Bianca
An unusual game setup where the game is composed of several different batch files.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 24
[software]Art D's First Batch Adventure - Arthur Di Bianca
An unusual game setup where the game is composed of several different batch files.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 17
[software]Tales of Magic - John Olsen
These are three text adventure games in the classic style.  No fancy graphicsor sound effects.  Like a book, these games allow you to use your ownimagination to create worlds of wonder that make graphic adventures pale incomparison.Each of these three adventures is a distinct and separate game, each withit's own complex solution.  They each have a magical theme.Merlin's Magic Forest             (FOREST.EXE)----------------------------------------------You have been magically transported...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]Ski Adventure - John LaBonney
"SKI ADVENTURE" is a game that takes place at an abandoned ski resort, SnoFlake.  You play the main character, a lost camper trying to find his way home.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 22
[software]Cliff Diver: Crime to the Ninth Power
Hello, my name is Patrick Farley. I wish to welcome you to this, my first attempt at computerized interactive fiction; an adventure novel entitled, Crime to the Ninth Power. In this game, you'll be introduced to a character named Cliff Diver; a private investigator living and working in San Francisco. I hope you and your friends will enjoy playing this as much as I enjoyed writing it. Thank you.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 16
[software]StupidQuest - StupidSoft
The StupidSoft Zork parody! An all-text adventure game! -Dedication- This game is dedicated to my dead iguana, Fluffy. Fluffy died as he lived: Small and green. -Nostalgia- Anybody who's ever gotten misty-eyed thinking about the hours they spent glued to their 64K computer trying to conquer Zork, Planetfall, or the numerous other Infocom and Infocom-esque games will love this. My first exposure to this type of game was a game simply titled "Adventure" on the Imsai computer that I used to play wi...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 49
[software]The Tomb of the Ancient Pharaohs - Anne T. Brenner
While on a trip to Egypt you have decided to take a tour of The Tombs of the Ancient Pharaohs.  You seem to have wandered off from the rest of the group and now you are slightly lost.  There is no one here to ask for diresctions except a lizard or two.  You'll have to find you own way back to the city.You find a trail winding uphill and decide to follow it.  Maybe it will lead you to the camp of some desert people and you can borrow a camel for the ride back to the city...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 24
[software]Space Aliens Laughed at my Cardigan - Andre M. Boyle
Interactive fiction
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]The Four Symbols - Borphee Computers
 THE FOUR SYMBOLS was first written for the Amiga in 1992. This was my first attempt at writing an adventure and at the  Adventurers Conference 92 was voted best 16bit text adventure of the year. It has since been converted for the Spectrum  (by Larry Horsfield of FSF Adventures).   An Amstrad version is also being produced, courtesy of Phil Reynolds  and The Adventure Workshop. This version of the adventure for the PC and the ST has been enhanced with  more messages and a larger v...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 21
[software]The Liquid Cow Shop - The Philerik Company
'The birds commit what the humans don't' was one of the cries that Professor Gregory Schulte screamed as he ran.  Boozed out totally, and sick of life, he ran all the way to the Grussity Cliffs.  He walks out to the edge and looks down...'This is what I have to do' he chants, and closes his eyes.  Betrayed by his friends and loved ones, Gregory felt he had no choice.  He raises his arms as the wind blows through his hair...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 19
[software]The Pilot or A Flight Into Fantasy - The Adventure Game Jockey
What a thoroughly delightful day!Your head is tilted back and you are marveling at the gorgeous, billowing white clouds that are arrayed against a panorama of the most beauitful blue sky you have ever seen.The clouds are so fantasically formed that you lapse into your old childhood game of imagining shapes and faces on their surfaces.  Look, there's a piggy; and there's a ducky; and there's Uncle Fred; and there's a Tyrannosaurus Rex locked in mortal combat with Godzilla.At complete peace with ...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 20
[software]The Great Archeological Race - John LaBonney
In The Great Archeolgical Race you play the Assistant Curator ofThe Evelyn Museum in Boston, Massachusetts.  Donations are low,and it's up to you to find some new exhibits.  Be aware thatartifacts aren't just lying around anywhere, and when a cache isfound, there are many dangers that await those who try to claimit!
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 17
[software]Crusade
Text adventure
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 30
[software]Runcibal Quest - Tim Ward
Runcibal Quest is a shareware (told you that already), text-based(should have been able to guess that one) adventure game.  In it, youare a student at a private English boarding school, located in a medium-sized industrial city.  Set in the mid 1980s, the goal of the game is togain entrance into Runcibal's nightclub.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 20
[software]Sanctuary - Conrad Button
A nuclear war has devastated the Earth. You are one of the few remaining survivors.  Gangs of mutants roam the land.  You must find a sanctuary to ensure your survival.  Have you ever wondered what civilization would be like following a nuclear war?  Would there be a SANCTUARY for protection against the mutated beings inhabiting this world?
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 33
[software]The Multi Dimensional Thief - Joel Finch
The MULTI-DIMENSIONAL THIEF is an AAAA (Absolutely Awesome Adventure fromAustralia) game.  Full of clever and irreverent humo(u)r, it will remindyou of the best from Infocom and from Douglas Adams.  Has build-in "pop-up"hints.  Requires 512K of memory and 720K of disk space.  PostCardWare.To run, just type THIEF at the DOS prompt -- and enjoy.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 18
[software]Unnkulian Underworld : The Unknown Unventure - ADVENTIONS
Welcome to Unnkulian Underworld: The Unknown Unventure!  ( Version 3.0 )For those of you who have played text adventures, the format of thisgame should be quite familiar.  Like most text adventures, UnnkulianUnderworld places you in a situation and lets you figure out how tomanipulate your environment using commands phrased in simple English.This game is the first in a series of adventures, and was created usingTADS ( see below for more information ).
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 29
[software]Nomon - Renard Dellafave
Nomon is a simple adventure game written in ASL (Adventure System Language) during the 1989 Summer Ventures at East Carolina University under the auspices of Professor J. Wirth (a great guy).  He wrote ASL, and holds the copyright to the full version, but was generous enough to write a runtime version of it available for free.  The game of Nomon is my own and I have released it as freeware.  If you like adventures, this is a fun and simple one...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 15
[software]Tales of Treasure - John Olsen
These are three text adventure games in the classic style.  No fancy graphicsor sound effects.  Like a book, these games allow you to use your ownimagination to create worlds of wonder that make graphic adventures pale incomparison.Each of these three adventures is a distinct and separate game, each withit's own complex solution.  They each share a common theme, the search fortreasure!Perils of Darkest Africa          (PERILS.EXE)----------------------------------------------Can you find...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 23
[software]Time Traveler - Conrad Button
The year is 2285.  The people of the Earth are dying from a mysterious plague.  A now extinct plant could provide the much needed cure.  Time Travel is your only hope.  Have you ever imagined the thrill of traveling back in time to visit the Old West, to participate in the American Revolution, to explore Ancient Egypt and the Age of the Dinosaur?  TIME TRAVELER will transport you to these bygone days.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 24
[software]Softporn Adventure - Gary Thompson
Original program written and designed by Chuck Barret for the Apple ][This version re-written, re-designed, and debugged by GARY THOMPSON  Welcometo the world ofSOFTPORN!  I feel I should give a little bit of history behind SOFTPORN.The original version of SOFTPORN was written for the Apple II computer by a mannamed Chuck Barrett.When I first played that game, way backin 1984; I thoughtit was the bestgame I had everseen...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 71
[software]Tommy's Manor - Tommy's Toys
A neat version of the Stoneville manor text adventure.WELCOME TO TOMMY'S MANOR.  WEALTHY MR. TOMMY (NO RELATION) HAS DIED RECENTLY AND THE RUMOR IS THAT THIS ECCENTRIC MISER WHO DIDN'T EVEN PAY FOR HIS OWN FUNERAL (NOBODY SHOWED UP ANYWAY) HAS LEFT HIS ENTIRE HUGE ESTATE TO ANYBODY WHO FINDS AND OPENS HIS SECRET SAFE.TO PLAY YOU MUST MANIPULATE OBJECTS AND EXPLORE YOUR SURROUNDINGS BY USING 2-WORD COMMANDS, FOR EXAMPLE, "GET BASKET", "GO SOUTH", "GO OUT"...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 14
[software]The Broken String: The Punk Adventure
The Broken String, is a Punk-Rock Interactive Fiction (or text adventure).In it you play the role of Tim, a young punk rocker, living in an imaginarycity in a squat. In Tim's city punk rock is dying and along with it all theideals that true punk represent. Tim's feeling of frustration and alienationgrow stronger and stronger every day, until they come to a blowing point. Butinstead of loosing hope, Tim decides to go on a crusade to revive punk...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 23
[software]StupidQuest II: Beyond Townburgsville - StupidSoft
This one looks a whole lot better than the first, with lots of nifty DOS Ansi-windows and stuff. It's also a lot bigger. Takes place RIGHT where the first SQ left off! -Dedication- This game is dedicated to lint, without which there would be far less lint in the world. -Check This Out!- Alright...I did a massive format change here. Instead of being a pure Zork-esque text adventure parody, this here game uses an ascii-windows interface just like all your favorite dos programs! I've also added the...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 40
[software]Survival Adventure - Patrick J. Perras
This is a small text adventure that is military oriented.  You must makeyour way thru 450 zones, repelling attacks that come your way.  You alsohave the option of talking your way thru something but that does notalways work out in the best fashion.You may use the function keys of your PC to play the game easier, theyare listed at the very bottom of the screen.  You will need a colormonitor and at least 512K to play this version of Survival.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]The Star Portal - Michael Detlefsen
You are trudging through the Martian desert, heading toward a destination that may be only rumor, as some have suggested.  Up until the sandstorm three days ago, you had a rough map showing an approximate location of the mysterious artifact you seek.  Now you are guided by your memory only.  You stop to rest and consider the change of events that brought you to this place...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 24
[software]Son of Stagefright - Mike McCauley
This is text adventure game with a theatrical twist.  Things just aren'tgoing right for you. For starters, you're locked inside an old abandonedtheater. The little voice inside you is telling you: YOU HAVE TO GET OUTOF HERE! As you try to get out, you'll encounter creaky catwalks, ragingrivers, mini mazes, rogues, rats and a zoo keeper. You'll also endure   puns, perils, pratfalls, word play, bad jokes, and some mild innuendo...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 21
[software]The Misadventure of the Holy Grail - Michael Detlefsen
You are wandering in a shadowy, ever-changing landscape where everything seems to be made of fog.  You try to remember who you are, but half-memories are all that come into your mind.  You look down and see a sword in your hand.  Hmmm. You could hurt your-self with that thing.The fog seems to thin out to your right, so you walk slowly in that direction... --- A number of years ago, I owned an Apple II computer, and among the games, one of the programs I enjoyed the most was the Eamon FRP Fant...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 33
[software]The Chronicles of Aarbron Trilogy - Lion Software
Aarbron stows away on a ship as he is enamored with queen Jade of the Amozons who has been on a trade mission to the city of Silverton in the land of Arnor.One night in the pitch black time before dawn, Aarbron was walking the deck when he saw a strange figure.  He quickly hid behind some barrels, unable to get back to the hold.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 26
[software]Arthur Yahtzee: The Curse of Hell's Cheesecake - Ben Croshaw
In a secret base far underneath Washington DC, decisions are made.  Decisions that can - and will - affect the entire world.  This is the base of the Special Secret Service, a worldwide organization outside of petty international disputes, assigned to protect our planet at whatever cost from those things the general public are better off being ignorant of.  On this particular day, a collection of the most important and least known people on the planet sat around the huge varnished conference ...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 22
[software]Special Agent - Conrad Button
The President of the United States has sent you on a mission to the Soviet Union.  You are to locate and photograph their new ballistic missile, the SS-X-27.  Perhaps you desire to serve your country as a SPECIAL AGENT to the President, performing a secret mission deep within the Soviet Union.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 20
[software]King Pieter's Treasure - Franz Scheurer
This is an interesting local text-adventure, the aim of the game: to findthe king's treasure. 
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 28
[software]Paul's First Journey - RMC Software
     Paul's first missionary journey isdescribed in the Bible in the book of Acts,chapters 13 and 14.  Though it is notnecessary a quick reading of these chapterswill give you an overview of your objectiveand perhaps some hints for the game play.     There are ten cities and over 160locations in this adventure.  The design ofthe cities in this game incorporated many ofthe latest findings in archaeology to makethe game play quite authentic...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 19
[software]The House at the Edge of Time - Pat Pflieger
Your eccentric uncle has died under mysterious circumstances and left you afortune--that is, IF you can survive a night in his enormous Pseudo-Tudor-Greco-Gothic-Byzantine mansion, where time and space are not exactly what they seem.  In this text adventure, typed commands allow you to move around the mansion, interact with those you meet, and find the key to -- well, you'llfind out.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 25
[software]Dungeon - DECUS
This is the original Dungeon game, converted for the PC. Is a directtranslation of the RT-11 version distributed in 1980 by DECUS.Commercial use is strictly prohibited. The commercial version is calledZork and comes in three parts, with added puzzles not present here.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 67
[software]Dungeon - Adventures in the Dungeons of Doom - Ian Lance Taylor
Dungeon is a game of adventure, danger, and low cunning. In it you will explore some of the most amazing territory ever seen by mortal man. Hardened adventurers have run screaming from the terrors con- tained within. In Dungeon, the intrepid explorer delves into the forgotten secrets of a lost labyrinth deep in the bowels of the earth, searching for vast treasures long hidden from prying eyes, treasures guarded by fearsome monsters and diabolical traps! Dungeon was created at the Programming Tec...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 64
[software]Breath Pirates - Prowler Productions
BREATH PIRATES 1.2 - text ADVENTURE game, written by Mike Snyder (author of Lunatix and other BBS games). This is a stand- alone game, not a BBS game. It's an adventure, also known as "Interactive Fiction" these days. You play the role by typing commands GET KEY, GO WEST, LOOK AT TREE, CLIMB TREE, and so forth. You're in control! Requires IBM PC 286 or better to run.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 93
[software]Art D's Third Batch Adventure - Arthur Di Bianca
An unusual game setup where the game is composed of several different batch files.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 22
[software]Raiders of the Star Temple - Conrad Button
As a Professor of Archeology, you have specialized in the ancient Mayan culture.  You recently read an article concerning the possible existence of a lost Mayan temple somewhere near Chichen Itza on the Yucatan Peninsula.  And you have heard an Indian legend which tells of a Star Temple containing a fabulous treasure of diamonds.  You are resolved to find this temple, if it truly exists.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 26
[software]Colossal Cave Revisited - Adventions
A remake of Willie Crowther and Don Woods' classic Adventure.  Converted from Donald Ekman's PC port of the original FORTRAN source.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 41
[software]Chaos In Space! - Richard Kelly
In this adventure, you're on a space station.  The problem is that, due to your body's genetics, your very presence is causing the station to become unstable.  Stay aboard, and the station will explode.You wake up this morning, intending to leave.  Unfortunately, the station's instability has already caused the station layout to change dramatically, and no one on the station even recognizes you...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 26
[software]4K Adventure - Patchwork Algorithms
In this game you are Grimbis, a black dwarf in the employ of Gawyn, the lord of all realms.  Treasounous elves have stolen the magical orb which needs to keep the land in eternal winter.  You must recover the orb.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 28
[software]Corporate Scumbags - Two Men And A Keyboard
You are a public relations employee attempting to please unsatisfied customers.  Very limited options as the 'game' is essentially a choose your own adventure.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 75
[software]Pork 2: The Gizzard of Showbiz - Bill Larkins
This game is a sequel to Pork I.  Pork I was a parody of Infocom's great text game, Zork I; Pork I was enhanced and rewritten in AGT format by Dave Malmberg of Softworks, creators of AGT.The present game, Pork II, continues with tradition with a parody of Zork II, the sequel to Zork I.  This game has a TAME or LEWD mode of play.  The LEWD mode is not recommended for youngsters.
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 32
[software]Battlestar - Admiral D.W. Riggle
The original game was released in 1984.  This MS-DOS port was created in 1996 by Brian Douglas Smith. 
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 94
[software]Mc Murphy's Mansion - Martin-Art
It was three weeks ago when you received the telegram that would change your life forever.  You can even remember the exact wording... COME TO DURHAM SCOTLAND IMMEDIATELYSTOP YOUR GREAT UNCLE HAS DIED STOPYOU MAY INHERIT FORTUNE STOP WILL MEETYOU AT DURHAM AIRPORT STOP DON'T STOPFOR SIDE TRIPS STOP STOP FOR NOTHINGSTOP COME NOW STOP URGENT STOP PLEASESTOPAARON MCBEEBARRISTERWell, it went something like that...Aaron McBee meets you at the Greater Durham Regional Airport and escorts you to the e...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 27
[software]Hong Kong Hustle 1997 - David Ahl
In Hong Kong Hustle, you are the Tai Pan of the largest international trading house in Hong Kong. It is June 30, 1997, and China is due to take over the Colony on July 1. You have just learned that the Chinese intend to confiscate much of the property of the major trading houses. Your objective is to collect 15 bags of gold and jewels, which you have stored around the city, get them to your boat before midnight, and escape.You disguise yourself as a factory worker and set out from Repulse Bay, u...
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 17
[software]A Bloody Life! - Quentin D. Thompson
Life has been kind of strange these days... you can't really make out what the hell your hospital - sorry, Institute - is coming to.  Reckless procedures, personal complications... even your own daughter is acting sort of fishy.Could it be that you, in fact, are the one to solve the mystery of this generalized unprofessional conduct?
Keywords: DOS games; Vintage computer games; Adventure games; Interactive fiction
Downloads: 83
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